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Retro Raleighs: The Blue Streak

The Blue Streak was a short-lived model, inspired by the space age, with a rocket motif in the graphics. The name was inspired by the Blue Streak rocket booster which whas a key element in Britain's plans to become a major space power in the early '60s.

From the 1962 catalogue:

62-blue-streak

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Retro Raleighs was originated by Ray Chong, who passed the Torch to Sheldon Brown in March, 2003

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Last Updated: June 11, 2012 9:17 EDT by Harriet Fell

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